What Had Happened Was: 12/1/16
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It was a pretty lit matchup Wednesday night between All-Star guards John Wall and Russell Westbrook. The Oklahoma City Thunder were able to defeat the Washington Wizards in overtime, 126-115, in Wizards coach Scott Brooks’ first game against his former team.
I’m crying NBA tears right now. The old Thunder were so fun to watch. I need a moment.
Players and Fans with standing ovation for Scott Brooks pic.twitter.com/DPYECF7NCp
— Travis Singleton (@SneakerReporter) December 1, 2016
Westbrook went for 35 points, 14 rebounds and 11 assists, his fourth-straight triple-double.
— NBA (@NBA) December 1, 2016
Wall had 15 points and 15 assists in a losing effort. At least he got some highlights.
Former Baylor men’s basketball player Isaiah Austin has been given a second opportunity to play the sport. In 2014, Austin was diagnosed with Marfan syndrome during his NBA draft combine workout. He was considered a late first-round pick before the diagnosis, but had to give up basketball entirely. After the announcement, NBA commissioner Adam Silver made Austin a ceremonial draftee during the 2014 draft.
Very excited to announce to everyone that the news is true. I have been blessed by the grace of… https://t.co/cYUNsuaf75
— Isaiah Austin (@IsaiahAustin) November 30, 2016
Very excited to announce to everyone that the news is true. I have been blessed by the grace of God to receive a second chance at chasing my dream of playing basketball. Everything happens for a reason and I'm ready to share my testimony and journey with millions of people across the world. #DreamAgain | full interview on cassyathena.com @cassyathena
Kanye West is out of the hospital after the 21-time Grammy award winner checked in to UCLA Medical Center early last week.
— LAT Entertainment (@latimesent) December 1, 2016
What’s next for the outspoken artist? Who knows.
I think we should all leave Kanye West alone and let him heal quietly. It's gotta be hard with millions of people watching.
— Chakra Kahn (@ChaniThaHippie) December 1, 2016
I guess time will tell.
FOR THE CULTURE
Large-scale trials of MDMA for people with post-traumatic stress disorder have been approved by the Food and Drug Administration.
Actor Billy Dee Williams is going to be the voice of Two-Face in the Lego Batman movie. It’s lit.
Some Australian high schoolers recreated Martin Shkreli’s HIV drug … but for way cheaper.
It’s December, so y’all know what to do.
TOP THREE TWEETS
1. FEDS WATCHING
"I'm coming to you baby to baby, at recess I seen Jamal sharing his cookies n milk with Ashley"
— 7 GOD (@iiBreakNecks) November 30, 2016
2. UM, RAMS, GET YO MAN
On conference call, Rams HC Jeff Fisher said Danny Woodhead is a playmaker for the Patriots. Woodhead is on IR and plays for the Chargers
— Matthew Cannata (@PhinsiderRadio) November 30, 2016
3. SCAM THE DAY
me after stealing a flat screen out of Best Buy pic.twitter.com/3AUtzhCbNf
— stacci (@cicixfenty) November 29, 2016
#BlackGirlMagic was strutting up and down the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show runway on Wednesday. Some of the models did a quick video for Essence.
Black girl magic pic.twitter.com/LruaTU3C8H
— ash (@blaquepink) November 30, 2016
Dimante Bronaugh lives on forever. pic.twitter.com/E5eeFG3PMq
— Darrelle Revis (@Revis24) November 30, 2016
Meet Boston's first black city council woman in 106 years https://t.co/ysc2oPdeAQ
— Philip Lewis (@Phil_Lewis_) November 30, 2016